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Oct 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
mean. >> reporr: with the polls tightening, the president needs to fire up his democratic base, while romney need to convert 2008 obama voters. rob, paula, last night here in kentucky, both of them got a lot of help from their running mates. >> karen, can we say there was a winner? can we call it a draw? i was looking at several polls, three gave it to paul ryan. three gave the to joe biden. was there a winner? or was this a tie? >> yeah, paula those instant reactions were showing voters were evenly split. but i think if you have to pick who really got what they wanted to get out of this debate it was vice president biden. the democrats are very happy because he basically stopped the bleeding from last weak's, the president's performance at last week's debate. he did two things very well. one, he promoted the president's policies and defended the president's record and did it by connecting with voters. and, that's not something that president obama was able to do last week. he also cam out aggressively against the romney policies by going after paul ryan very strongly. that is
Oct 15, 2012 2:05am EDT
post" poll, finds president obama ahead of mitt romney, 49% to 46% among likely voters. however, 59% of romney supporters say they're strongly enthusiastic about him. that is compared to 55% of the president's supporters. >>> the poll comes a day before the candidates, of course, meet in their second debate. mitt romney is tuning up after his strong showing at the first face-to-face showdown in denver. the republican challenger in belmont, massachusetts, working on debate prep. >> hello, everybody. hello, hello! i brought some food. what's going on? >> and president obama took a break from debate prep in williamsburg, virginia to stop by a campaign office there. after his lackluster performance in denver, the campaign is promising the president is making tweaks and adjustments and definitely will be more aggressive. the second time around. one expert says he has to do a turnaround. >> i don't think in recorded history of presidential debates has there been such a momentum shift off the first presidential debate. so the president has to turn the momentum back in his direction. >>> an
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
for mitt romney. taken right after the debate, the poll find romney swinging ahead of president obama, 49% to 45%. due to new support from romney from women voters who at one time strongly favored the president. and romney blasting the obama administration on foreign policy yesterday. during a speech in virginia he claimed the risk of conflict in the middle east is higher now than it was when president obama took office. he urged a more aggressive u.s. role in the syrian civil war. >>> meantime, president obama campaigning on the west coast sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voter. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. ob
Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
stand is not easy. a new poll from the pew research center taken after the debate, shows romney has pulled ahead among likely voters. the president's acknowledged he wasn't on his a game at the showdown. >> after the debate, i had folks come up, don't be so polite. don't be so nice. >> reporter: but his campaign insists his performance didn't change the fundamentals of the race. >> what was being presented wasn't leadership -- that's salesmanship. >> reporter: the narrowing polls are making some democrats nervous. so the pressure is on vice president biden in his debate tomorrow night against paul ryan. republicans say paul ryan will be ready for battle. rob, sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tomorrow, the candidates for vice president who will meet face to face. our own martha raddatz will moderate. abc will carry it live. it all kicks off at 9:00 p.m. eastern tomorrow night. >>> the federal government is suing wells fargo bank in new york for thousand of loan defaults spanning the last decade. the lawsuit claims wells fargo falsely certified that its loans met the requir
Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
? >>> and obama and romney on opposite sides of the country. >>> this morning a. new gallop poll showing a tighter race after the debate. the president is up by just three points after being up by six points at his peak. and we have the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: california's safely in obama's corner but he is not there looking for votes, and he is there raising campaign cash. a lot of it. >> are you fired up. >> reporter: the stars came out. george clooney, and stevie wonder, and john bon jovi and katy perry all there. >> everything we fought for in 2008 is here on the line here in 2012, and i need your help to finish what we started. >> reporter: it will be a lucrative california swing, over two days the obama campaign is expected to raise of minimum of $9.5 million. no surprise the president is shattering funding records. his re-election total is at 835 million. romney raised $548 million so far. romney spent a second consecutive day asking for votes in florida. the republican contender is riding the momentum from last week's debate. he is drawing big crowds
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